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Wed April 10, 2013
Arts & Life

Denver Rounds Out The Top 10 On Nerdiest City List

Denver’s made many ‘top 10’ lists in the past. From most enlightened to most fit, Denverites have many reasons to love their city. Now it’s been ranked on a new list: The Top 10 Cities For Nerds.

Compiled by the Realtor website MovotoBlog, the list has the Mile High City coming in at number 10. Ranked as one of the best based on conventions, books stores, museums, as well as closeness to a Renaissance festival.

And why not? There’s a lot of things that make the Mile High City a gathering place for geeks, nerds, and lovers of nerds. Let’s rundown the qualifications:

It’s also a close-knit group. When tragedy unfolded at an Aurora movie theater during a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises, the area’s COSplay community came together to mourn some of their own who were lost.

The Complete Top 10 List:

  1. Atlanta, GA
  2. Portland, OR
  3. Seattle, WA
  4. Sacramento, CA
  5. Minneapolis, MN
  6. Boston, MA
  7. Las Vegas, NV
  8. Miami, FL
  9. San Jose, CA
  10. Denver, CO

So, what do you think Denver? Should we be higher on the list or 'worst list ever?' Let us know…

Editor's Note: Konovalenko: Gem Carvings of Russian Folk Life is an ongoing exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. We regret our error.